College Preparation

The UB & UBMS teams have assembled resources to ensure that our participants have the knowledge and skills necessary to pick the right college, prepare for college entry exams, successfully apply to college, and fund their educations through scholarships and financial aid

Picking the Right College


College Navigator
AIE
Campus Explorer
GenTX
Get Schooled

College Navigator

Find the right college for you!

AIE

TG's Adventures In Education is a public-service website developed to help students plan and complete their journey through higher education. 

Campus Explorer

Explore all of your college options!

GenTX

Generation TX offers guidance on selecting the right Texas college for you.

Get Schooled

Get Schooled, a nonprofit, has aimed to use the media and messengers of popular culture to inspire and engage students in an effort to improve high school graduation rates and empower more students to go to and succeed in college.

College Scorecard 

College Scorecard was created by the Department of Education to ensure that students and families have the most up to date and reliable information on colleges in an easy-to-use format.


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Best Fit Worksheet
Identify your Reach, Safe, and Match Colleges!
Best Fit College Rubric.docx
Microsoft Word Document 15.1 KB
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Free Tuition Colleges
A list of Texas Colleges that Offer Free Tuition!
Free Tuition at Specific Colleges.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 430.2 KB
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You’re Graduating, Now What?
A comprehensive document outlining how to prepare for college.
CPP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.2 MB

Prep for College Exams


College Board

College Board

The College Board seeks to ensure that every student in the United States has access to a high-quality education and is prepared to succeed in college.

ACT

ACT

At ACT—a nonprofit organization—we are driven by our mission, our vision, and our values. Our mission is to help people achieve education and workplace success.

Apply to College


Apply Texas

Apply Texas

ApplyTexas was created through a collaborative effort between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the colleges and universities represented on the site. The goal of the project is to offer a centralized means for both Texas and non-Texas students to apply to the many outstanding postsecondary institutions available in Texas.

Common Application

Common Application

The Common Application serves over 1 million students and school officials annually through our free online First-Year and Transfer applications. Our membership of over 500 public and private colleges and universities represents the full diversity of four-year higher education in the US and, increasingly, overseas.

Success in College

Join another TRIO program like Upward Bound while you are in college! They will provide you will additional resources and support as you complete your degree. 

 

Learn more at http://bit.ly/TRIOINCOLLEGE